Located by the harbour in the historic fishing village of Steveston, you’re greeted with a beautiful ocean view and unique décor, transporting you on an intriguing and memorable culinary journey featuring Royal Thai Cuisine.
Reserve today for Chef Nutcha Phanthoupheng’s Signature Dinner Experience, “From The Fields of Thailand To The Shores of Canada” or enjoy the exquisite tasting menu, “A Taste of Baan Lao” and “Celebrating the Bounty and Beauty of Thailand”.
Baan Lao means “Our Home”, reflecting our core value of ensuring you feel like an honoured guest. Enveloped in the warmth of our surroundings and the hospitality of our team, you’ll enjoy the eye-catching presentation of our food, have your taste buds captivated by the depth and layers in the flavours, and revel in a variety of unique special touches that will make your evening an experience you won’t want to leave and can’t wait to return to.
With the earth as her anchor and Thailand her port of call, Chef Nutcha Phanthoupheng weaves a culinary and cultural tapestry. Each dish is a subtle song celebrating the earth, through her selection of ingredients and her choice of presentation, with many items arriving to the table on custom, hand-hewn pottery and dinnerware crafted from by Thai artisans.
This Taste of Baan Lao, “Celebrating the Bounty and Beauty of Thailand” is a culinary tour of Thailand showcasing 13-Course Tasting Menu with special and rare ingredients.
Chef Nutcha Phanthoupheng’s Signature Dinner Experience menu, “From The Fields of Thailand To The Shores of Canada”, is a culinary experience that chronicles Chef Nutcha’s life journey from growing up in rural Thailand to building her life in Steveston on the coast of British Columbia.
This exquisite menu includes protein sources common for Chef Nutcha when she was a child, including hand-roasted insects, and organic water buffalo. Her love of fresh lobster is represented on the menu as well, with lobster being flown in each week from the east coast of Canada. Her carefully crafted dessert, “Chef Nutcha’s Childhood Memories” is a showstopper.
Chef Nutcha Phanthoupheng created “A Taste of Baan Lao” to provide a tantalizing sampling from both of her Signature Dinner Experience menus.
This menu offers some of the most popular items from her first Signature Dinner Experience menu, “Journey Throughout The Kingdom of Thailand”, including her Phat Thai and her Wild Sockeye Salmon Green Curry, accompanied with rice from the Baan Lao rice fields in Thailand..
Also included are select items from her new Signature Dinner Experience menu, “From The Fields of Thailand To The Shores of Canada”.
“A Taste of Baan Lao” is served Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday.
#79 Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants 2022
#14 Canada’s Best New Restaurants
Best Restaurant Overall – 2021 & 2022 & 2023
Best Fine Dining – 2021 & 2022 & 2023
Best Hidden Gem – 2021 & 2022 & 2023
Best Thai – 2021 & 2022 & 2023
Most Romantic Restaurant – 2022 & 2023
Best Chef – Nutcha Phanthoupheng – 2021 & 2022 & 2023
Best New Restaurant – 2021